Category Archives: humor

How to Write Good

By Paul Yeager, author of Literally, the Best Language Book Ever and Weather Whys: Facts, Myths, and Oddities   A friend sent this along recently, and it’s worth a look (and maybe a laugh). Advertisements

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Descriptivism Versus Prescriptivism

By Paul Yeager, author of Literally, the Best Language Book Ever and Weather Whys: Facts, Myths, and Oddities This sounds more like the wars the erupt between descriptivists and prescriptivists to me: 4 Copy Editors Killed In Ongoing AP Style, … Continue reading

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Managing Expectations

Managing expectations is one of the business terms that is effectively a trendy way of saying something in an indirect manner. I thought of the term today when the general manager the team with the longest consecutive streak of losing … Continue reading

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What Are They Trying to Say?

By Paul Yeager, author of Literally, the Best Language Book Ever and Weather Whys: Facts, Myths, and Oddities First Night activities are a great way to spend New Year’s Eve without alcohol, but I’m not sure that having the First … Continue reading

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Fritters

By Paul Yeager, author of Literally, the Best Language Book Ever and Weather Whys: Facts, Myths, and Oddities It’s time for my semi-annual reminder that not all Americans celebrate Christian Holidays (Easter Is a Religious Holiday and Not Everyone Celebrates … Continue reading

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Starprise Entership?

By Paul Yeager, author of Literally, the Best Language Book Ever and Weather Whys: Facts, Myths, and Oddities We all make mistakes, but when they’re public and funny, we’re talking about perfect blog material. The above image of the famous … Continue reading

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Opening Night of Football and Football Cliches!

By Paul Yeager, author of Literally, the Best Language Book Ever The NFL season opens tomorrow with a special Thursday edition of Sunday night football on NBC. Or, is it a special Thursday edition of Monday night football on ESPN? … Continue reading

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